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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.



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by Steele Filipek
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Topics: Stock car racing -- Juvenile literature, Stock cars (Automobiles) -- Juvenile literature,...
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by Rachael Ray
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Topic: Quick and easy cookery
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by David Platt
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Topics: Christian life -- United States, Christianity and culture -- United States, American Dream --...
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by Diamand, Emily; Lawson, Carol. ill
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Sequel: Flood and fire
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Kidnapping, Pirates, Cats, Computers, Environmental degradation, Science...
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Language arts (Early childhood), Early childhood education, Early childhood education,...
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by Mackenzie, Jassy
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"A Jade de Jong investigation"--Cover
Topics: Women private investigators, Police corruption, FICTION, Police corruption, Women private...
In 1806, star-crossed lovers Jacky Faber and Jaimy Fletcher are kidnapped by British Naval Intelligence and forced to embark on yet another daring mission--this time to search for sunken Spanish gold off the Florida coast
Topics: Spies, Seafaring life, Buried treasure, Kidnapping, Orphans
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by Palmer, Pamela, 1959-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Paranormal romance"--Spine
Topics: Shapeshifting, Good and evil, Man-woman relationships
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by Jones, Marcia Thornton; Decker, C. B., ill
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Creative, impulsive Logan vows to turn over a new leaf in fifth grade so his parents will let him have a pet, but when a competitive new girl arrives at school and his forgetful and embarrassing grandfather takes over the basement of Logan's house, doing the right thing becomes harder than it has ever been
Topics: Grandfathers, Old age, Behavior, Conduct of life, Schools
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by Johnstone, J. A
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"Pinnacle Books."
Topics: Gunfights, Gunfights
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by Jeffrey Overstreet
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by Hunter, Madeline
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"Jove historical romance."
Topics: Fathers, Nobility, Scandals, Nobility
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by Michaels, Fern
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Adult
Topics: Female friendship, Adventure fiction
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by Schoenherr, Ian
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Animal readers give rhyming advice on how to take care of a library book
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Books and reading, Amimals
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by Diane Waxer Frankenstein
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Topics: Children -- Books and reading -- United States, Reading -- Parent participation, Children's...
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by Garth Sundem
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221)
Topics: Mothers, Motherhood, Mothers
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by Bartlett, Gerry
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Topics: Saint Clair, Glory (Fictitious character), Vampires, Rock musicians, New Year, Parties
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by Meadows, Daisy
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RL2
Topics: Walker, Rachel (Fictitious character), Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious character), Fairies, Dancers,...
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by Edwin C. Bearss
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by Gross, Andrew, 1952-
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Topics: Floor traders (Finance), Murder, Finance
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Coal mines and mining, Coal mines and mining, Mountain life
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by Calamar, Gary, author; Gallo, Phil, author; Calamar, Scott, editor
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Includes index
Topics: Record stores, Sound recording industry, Popular music, Sound recordings, Sound recordings, Record...
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by Caldwell, Laura
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Includes a preview the next book in the triology, Red, white & dead, p. [455]-459
Topics: Women lawyers, Murder
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by Caldwell, Laura
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Includes discussion questions (p. [441]) and a preview of "Red blooded murder," (p. [445]-457). A "Dear reader" note from the author announces the Izzy McNeil series, and discusses two subsequent book in the series. Both "Red blooded murder" and "Red white & dead" are forthcoming summer 2009
Topics: Women lawyers, Murder, Missing persons
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by Henry Chang
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Topics: Organized crime, Mystery, Jack Yu (Fictitious character), Chinese, Fiction
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by Magson, Adrian
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What do MI5 bosses do when one of their officers is involved in a fatal shooting, opening the agency to the risk of coming under yet another media and political spotlight? They send him to an outpost known as Red Station. It's remote, it's uncomfortable ... and it's a home for washed-out spooks. All they tell Harry is to keep his head down and do his job. What they don't tell him is that the Russians are coming ... and that Harry won't be coming back
Topics: Great Britain. MI5, Great Britain. MI5, South Ossetia War (2008), South Ossetia War, 2008,...
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by Havill, Steven
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"Former Posadas County Sheriff Bill Gastner, now a New Mexico Livestock Inspector, is enjoying a day on Herb Torrance's ranch--soaking in the sun as he counts a small herd of cattle and thinking about an upcoming lunch with an old friend back in town. But a light breeze stirs dust, a horse spooks, and Bil finds himself ferrying a broken cowpuncher in the back of his SUV, headed out to meet an ambulance. Moments later, Bill's day goes from bad to worse as he is summoned by undersheriff...
Topics: Gastner, Bill (Fictitious character), Reyes-Guzman, Estelle (Fictitious character), Sheriffs
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by Caldwell, Laura
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"Izzy McNeil is hot on the trail of one of Chicago's most notorious gangsters. Not that he realizes the crimson-tressed enchantress, a self-proclaimed 'lapsed lawyer,' is moonlighting as a private investigator. But when an unexpected run-in trashes Izzy's cover, she's swept into an evil underworld where she is definitely not safe. That is, until Izzy receives help from an unlikely source: the ultimate guardian angel. And the last person she ever dreamed she'd see again. Now Izzy is racing...
Topics: Women lawyers, Women private investigators, Criminal investigation, Mafiosi
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by Novgorodoff, Danica; Ponsoldt, James, adapter; Percy, Benjamin, conceptor
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Families of military personnel, Teenage boys, Boxing
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Includes index
Topics: Mind and body, Medicine and psychology, Transcendental Meditation, Self-realization, Self-help...
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by Brian Tracy
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Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Life skills, Change, Success
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Relaxation, Mind and body therapies, Genetic regulation
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Facing an inexorable assault on far more than his life, successful family man and bestselling novelist Cullen "Cubby" Greenwich finds himself in a desperate struggle with relentless sociopath and reclusive critic Shearman Waxx
Topics: Novelists, Critics
Includes index
Topic: United States -- History
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by Bonnie Blodgett
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by Bohjalian, Christopher A
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Topics: Murder victims, Murder victims' families, Clergy
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by Wheeler, Alex
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"Lucas books."
Topics: Skywalker, Luke (Fictitious character), Organa, Leia (Fictitious character), Assassins, Kenobi,...
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by Shreve, Anita
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A rookie paramedic pulls a young woman alive from her totaled car, a first rescue that begins a lifelong tangle of love and wreckage. Sheila Arsenault is a gorgeous enigma, streetwise and tough-talking, with haunted eyes, fierce desires, and a never-look-back determination. Peter Webster, as straight an arrow as they come, falls for her instantly and entirely. Soon Sheila and Peter are embroiled in an intense love affair, married, and parents to a baby daughter. Like the crash that brought them...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Emergency medical technicians, Life change events, Family secrets
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by Doreen Cronin
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Topics: Rescue work, Giraffe, Humorous stories, Rabbits, Fiction
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She's one of our most beloved political figures, and on the surface, seems to have led a charmed life. Beautiful family, thriving career, loving marriage. But she's no stranger to adversity. Many know of the strength she had shown after her son was killed in a car accident. She would exhibit this remarkable grace and courage again when the very private matter of her husband's infidelity became public fodder. And her own life has been on the line: days before the 2004 presidential election--when...
Topics: Edwards, Elizabeth, 1949-, Edwards, Elizabeth, 1949-, Edwards, John, 1953 June 10-, Edwards, John,...
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by Paul Volponi
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Eric Jerome Dickey
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Topics: African American men -- Fiction, Assassins -- Fiction, Miami (Fla.) -- Fiction, Buenos Aires...
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by Gutman, Dan
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2009
Topics: Middle school students, Middle schools, Treasure troves, Schools, Buried treasure, Buried treasure,...
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by Michaels, Fern
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At seventeen, Rosalind Townsend finds herself pregnant and alone. Her father, deeply religious yet cruel, throws her out of the house. Nick Pemberton, her baby's father and the man she naively hoped to marry, rejects her. Yet even at the lowest point in her life, Rosalind vows to succeed on her own terms, and to give her son, Will, all the love and happiness she's been denied
Topics: Teenage mothers, Self-actualization (Psychology) in women, Millionaires, Mothers and sons, Revenge,...
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by Frank, Dorothea Benton
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With Susan in Paris, Beth returns from college to house-sit the Island Gamble, intending to wrap herself in childhood memories and the island's magic, until cunning Max Mitchell arrives on the scene and steals her heart
Topic: Families
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by David Benedictus
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Topic: Toys -- Fiction
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Part I: Understanding spirituality -- Spirituality is not religion -- The healing power of spirituality : why a spiritual practice matters -- The master paths : twelve road to spiritual awakening -- Part II: Body-centered practices -- The path of ceremony and ritual -- The path of sacred movement -- The path of sound and music -- Part III: Mind-centered practices -- The path of prayer -- The path of meditation -- The path of sacred study -- Part IV: Heart-centered practices -- The path of...
Topics: Spiritual life, Spirituality
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by C. J. Sansom
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Topics: Shardlake, Matthew (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Serial murderers -- England -- Fiction, Great...
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by Jennifer Donnelly
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by Victor Sebestyen
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Topic: Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991
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by Yates, Richard, 1926-1992
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"Now a major motion picture."
Topics: Married people, Suburban life, Married people, Suburban life
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by Thomas, Jan, 1958-
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"Ages 3-5."
Topics: Rhyme, Dust, Humorous stories
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by Nikki Grimes
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Topics: Homeless person -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Poetry -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction
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by Robert T. Kiyosaki
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Topics: Finance, Personal, Investments, Wealth -- Social aspects -- United States, Rich people -- United...
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by Richard Scarry
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Topics: Mystery and detective stories, Animals -- Fiction, Alphabet
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by Steves, Rick, 1955-
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Includes index
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by Rick Steves; Cameron Hewitt
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by Steves, Rick, 1955-; Openshaw, Gene
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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by Steves, Rick, 1955-; Smith, Steve, 1955-
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"With foldout color map"--Cover
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by Steves, Rick, 1955-; Smith, Steve, 1955-; Openshaw, Gene
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Includes index
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by Steves, Rick, 1955-; Smith, Steve, 1955-
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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by Macomber, Debbie
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Includes two stories previously published
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Paul Volponi
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Topics: Jails -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Fiction, Juvenile delinquency -- Fiction, African Americans --...
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by Monica Wellington
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Topics: Birds -- Fiction, Birdhouses -- Fiction
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by Kearney, Susan
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Marisa Rourke's telepathic link to the space explorer Rion is the only way Rion can talk to his people, enslaved by a powerful enemy. And so Rion kidnaps Marisa, sparking her fury and igniting a hotter, more explosive psychic bond between them. Could this passion be the key to freeing Rion's planet?
Topics: Telepathy, Psychic ability, Life on other planets, Interplanetary voyages, Kidnapping, Man-woman...
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by Tripp, Ben, 1966-
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Sheriff Danielle Adelman is threatened when her small town of Forest Peak is in danger of being overrun by residents who have suddenly died and become zombies and she flees across the California desert, searching for her missing sister
Topics: Zombies, Policewomen, Missing persons, Sisters
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by Davidson, MaryJanice; Alongi, Anthony; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A second winter had befallen the town of Winoka, which has been trapped under a mysterious dome of energy since the mayor died. Cut off from food and fuel, Winoka is in serious need of leadership. Vicious dashers and beaststalkers feed off the town's desperation, vying for power. In the chaos, Jennifer Scales--born of two bloodlines: dragon and beaststalker--must choose her own path. But it's Skip Wilson, Jennifer's ex-boyfriend, who truly has the town entangled in his deadly web......
Topics: Shapeshifting, Dragons, Spiders, Good and evil, Magic
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by Harrison, Colin
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Topics: Insurance lawyers -- Fiction, Traffic accident victims -- Fiction, Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) --...
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by Lou Manfredo
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Topics: Police -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
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by Leonard, Elmore, 1925-
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Gentleman/banker-robber Jack Foley is back in prison doing a thirty-year sentence after a week-long escape. Brought in by Karen Sisco, US marshall, who got her man after being abducted with the escapees, Jack and Karen have a thing for each other, and Karen arrests him only after a meaningful 'time'out' together. Jack is resigning himself to doing time, lots of it, and he seems to have a friendly and easy control over the hardened criminals he is imprisoned with. This easiness is enhanced in...
Topics: Ex-convicts, Psychics, Swindlers and swindling
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by Jensen, Jamie
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Includes index
Topics: Automobile travel, Automobile travel
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by Thurman, Rob
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When the Gypsy queen who cursed them needs their help in finding a stolen coffin, P.I.s Cal and Niko Leandros must put aside their hatred and find this ancient vessel that contains the Plague of the World before it is too late
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy, Leandros, Cal (Fictitious character), Paranormal fiction,...
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by Margaret Lawrence
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Topics: Roanoke Colony -- Fiction, Roanoke Island (N.C.) -- History -- 16th century -- Fiction
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by Lustbader, Eric; Ludlum, Robert, 1927-2001
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"Jason Bourne's nemesis Arkadin is still hot on his trail and the two continue their struggle, reversing roles of hunter and hunted"--Provided by publisher
Topics: Bourne, Jason (Fictitious character), Intelligence officers, Spy stories